Four clubs have reportedly approached Juventus regarding signing their young star Moise Kean on a permanent deal this summer.
Kean made a name for himself last season by breaking into the Juventus first-team, where he took centre-stage following Cristiano Ronaldo’s muscular injury back in March.
The 19-year-old forward ended up recording seven goals in 17 matches, with six of those being starts.
This breakthrough in Turin convinced Italy coach Roberto Mancini to call-up Kean for a pair of Euro 2020 qualifiers. It didn’t take long either for the youngster to make an impact as he scored in both games.
Despite the teenager’s impressive progress, though, it’s unlikely he will jump ahead of Ronaldo, Mario Mandzukic and Paulo Dybala in the Juventus pecking order.
Therefore, Sky Sport Italia claim that the Bianconeri accept that they will likely have to allow Kean to leave for the good of his development.
But the Serie A champions still rate their academy graduate very highly and have slapped on a €30m price tag. Any potential sale will also include a buy-back option of €40m.
It could prove to be a solid move on Juventus’ behalf as Kean’s transfer value will likely grow should he get regular minutes. However, the club’s buy-back clause keeps the agreed price at €40m and grants them first refusal.
It’s likely they got the idea from Real Madrid, who secured a similar deal for Alvaro Morata when Juventus signed him in 2014. The Spanish club later re-signed the striker two years later for €30m before selling him to Chelsea in 2017 for €66m.
Now it’s understood that Arsenal, Sevilla, Everton and Borussia Dortmund have all enquired for Kean.
Out of all four of them, Everton are the likely frontrunners.for the talented youngster. The Merseyside club can guarantee him regular minutes and need a prolific forward to lead their charge in the Premier League.
Although both Arsenal and Dortmund have brilliant reputations for promoting young talent in their respective squads.
Sevilla, on the other hand, have already signed PSV Eindhoven striker Luuk de Jong. They also have the likes of Wissam Ben Yedder and Munir El Haddadi in their ranks, which may restrict Kean’s opportunities.